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on the agenda include tackling corruption, the gap between rich and poor, and concerns about the environment. and through all of this week, china's economy, through all of this, rather, china's economy continues to grow. president xi jinping and his administration are expected to introduce more reforms with the goal of achieving long-term stability. all this week we're bringing you insight and analysis with our special series, "china: road to reform." nhk world's raja pradhan is leading our coverage. he joins us live from beijing. raja? >> hi, gene. this once a year meeting is so important here in china that people in this country categorize it as its own season, the political season. npc spokesperson spoke to reporters ahead of the opening session. she talked about president xi jinping's determination to tackle bureaucratic corruption. fu says there will be zero tolerance for corrupt officials and anyone found guilty must be harshly punished. fu dismissed worries that other nations have exposed about china's ongoing military buildup. she said china believes it can maintain peace by strength
from china built environment minister says beijing will cooperate to develop an advanced falling dust monitoring systems. a pro russian gunmen seize government buildings in a border region in ukraine raising fears of separatism in a country still reeling from the alister of its president from sunday's big and staff. that means it's thursday. they vary twenty seven here in korea my soul i'm moving on and sean went they do so much for joining us. we begin with the latest confirmation that north korea fired four short range missiles into the scene earlier this evening. for more details are still alive on the phone to my feet and knees correspondent up to one that you hardly know so far i can't tell yet if i needed a haircut for a good korea fired up for the gift pile of which are believed to have been thoughtful than in the pool at five forty two the atp. the forced to read her thoughts were bought from newark korea felt it during the week in an area with a gal could he be eaten or in the direction. they get it the mountainous region with a maple bar to pack. located forty km felt that n
: in the new environment, our party faces many severe challenges. >> since then, the president's promised big reform, meant to shift the economy from fast paced to sustainable growth. those reforms are sure to be on the agenda at the national people's congress where investors hope the new administration will show they plan to walk the talk of reforms. investment house barclay's expects the government's anti-corruption drive to pick up speed after president xi jinping speeded up a campaign aimed at rooting out -- the brokerage, like many other firms hopes to see changes that would make the economy more account oriented. measures to help liberalize the financial sector and allow the currency to trade more freely. >> china policymakers are interested in bringing in more exchange rate flexibility. they need to have that before they open up their capital economy. >> reforms have raised awareness that this environmental problem can quickly become a social one. the pollution is a rut of years of double digit growth, no longer expected with the new leadership. most investors believe the government wi
, effectively? >> well, it's hard. it's going to be a significant trading range environment. the market will correct back on a repeating basis. we'll get a period where the market doesn't accomplish a heck of a lot. that's all you should expect. >> you watched janet yellen yesterday. did he provide the confidence that you would have wanted? and the reason i ask is because historically, if you just do the math, every time we get a new chair in this role, we usually have some form of a correction within six months. and the question that i keep wondering is whether we have that correction or it's still to come. >> i think, you know, investors tend to react to the unexpected, not the expected. and yesterday, the messaging was steady as she goes. so i think for now, we're in good shape. the march meeting, unless data falls off the cliff, investors will expect and will treat another $10 billion in tapering to occur. so i think we hand off from bernanke to yellen in this case may be a little different. because she was pretty much on tune with the dovishness of the fed and there hasn't been a f
, talks were dominated by a cooling economy and rising concerns about the environment. tom, manufacturing pmi over the weekend fell slightly. is that a sign of the reaction of weakening growth? is a bit of both. at pmi trajectory came in 50.2, down from 50.5 in january. so it is still slightly above the 50 mark, which is improving from deteriorating conditions. deceleration in the manufacturing sector. the big question is is this to do with february, which this year had the chinese new year holiday, or is it a reflection -- a reflection of genuine problems in the manufacturing sector? pmi?at is the reaction to has rebranded to past 55 from the record low of 53 in january. theome evidence that in domestic economy, and the services sector, it is actually doing slightly better. yuan hasrse, the weakened significantly over concerns. have the npc kicking off this week. what does this mean for the government's broader growth strategy? >> one of the concerns is that a weakening yuan is a reflection of lower investor confidence in china. be deliberate strategy by the people's bank of china. they
corruption, the gap between rich and poor, and threats to the environment. but amidst all of this, china's economy continues to grow. president xi jinping and his administration are pushing ahead with reforms, as they aim for long-term stability. we'll have insight, and analysis, all week as part of our series, "china: road to reform." let's take you live now to beijing where nhk world's raja pradhan is leading our coverage. >> hi, gene. in two days, china's biggest annual political event kicks off right here in the capital, and preparations are fully under way. one of the biggest concerns right now is security. as thousands of representatives arrive here in beijing. there's even a bigger security presence because of this weekend's deadly attacks in the southern city of kunling. here's a look at what i saw around the meeting venue. tiananmen square in the center of beijing is also the center of political power. directly to the west is the great hall of the people, where just once a year china's biggest issues are put forward, prioritized and discussed. china's top decisionmakers are gath
and polite and france to the environments. mix all of this china's economy continues to twelve presidential campaign and his administration are pushing ahead with reforms as a team for long term stability. one insight and analysis on weekends. one of the series and china will to reform an age heroes from jakarta is covering this story in and they should in today's china's biggest annual political event kicks off right here in the capital and preparations are fully underway. one of the biggest concerns right now its security as thousands of representatives of dr here in beijing. there's even a bigger security presence because of this weekend's deadly attack in the southern city of twenty. isn't that what i saw around the meeting venue. the main square in the center of teaching is also the center of political power. i've read it to the west is the great hall of the people would just once a year china's biggest issues i put forth prioritize and discuss. this composition egos and gathering in that building in a few days from now to determine the country's future direction. and security all arou
environment. that got off the ground. we are seeing wealthy investors turning it into something that can be more useful to invest in, as a way to create faster, more efficient transactions. >> i have to be honest with you. who would invest in bitcoin. why would they invest in bitcoin. i understand that price is low, currently. and the other problem was the price fluk twuted dramatically, right. >> four sure, and i would not recommend anyone invest in boit coin until there are regulations and until those are in place, and even then, there'll be a lot more mainstream more investment to come down the line before i recommend anyone get into this. >> how long do you think it will be before bitcoin gets back on track? >> i think it will be a couple of months. once we see regulations come online, superintendent lowsk. >> led the way, issuing licences. we'll see that, it will be a while before mainstream users will want to take a look. >> rob while, great to have you on the program. thanks for sharing your insight. >> from bitcoin to a different commodity. gold coins. a california couple walkin
and blind development. we must strengthen the economic environment and resolve to take forceful measures to complete this challenging task. >> now, we heard the announcements from before and there are many people who are worried about whether or not the government at the end of the day is really going to be willing to sacrifice growth in order to try to push through some of these reforms and address some of on these issues, not only on pollution, but also on debt. in terms of pollution, people are saying that if you really want to shut down a lot of these factory webs you could end up with a lot of workers who don't have any place to go. that is one of the main concerns that could actually leave some questions in people's minds as to whether or not the government will be able to push ahead and make these changes, julia. >> thank you. and if i also noticed a 12.5% rise in their defense budget, too. we've seen expressions of concern before the japanese, which is perhaps surprising. is that a waste of money? what's the feedback been on that rise? i know it's something they seem to do everyt
our environment. i wish e cards were used here. your corner we take a look at trends and above the line china. on tuesday sold to a tiny people have the day of school supply from china the popular thing amongst tiny bit of time and money from women and children are the easiest to get. after studying the market for luxury feel like the woman who apply for the next market being exploited. recently many schools to start their new semester. after the winter vacation. to cap the bottle to watch prepare for the new semester. many stationery stores in shopping malls. the promotions for student poverty and adapted it down. the braves are still freaking out there. they want to look and the defenders of the hundred fifty to three hundred twenty dollars for the children they snared the new semester. the income from one to ten to nine hundred us dollars. the cloth can really add up from ninety one when family. speaking on the common price for school that integrated into the computer. made in china no cooking co production of dollars. cole was attacked the cheapest price to move around too
the russian border where they worried their way of life is under threat. >>> plus china's choking environment, smog reaching critical levels. and a change in athletic history. we have more next. we are not meant to be your first choice for entertainment. al jazeera america. we understand that every news story begins and ends with people. >> the efforts are focused on rescuing stranded residents. >> we pursue that story beyond the headline, pass the spokesperson, to the streets. >> thousands of riot police deployed across the capital. >> we put all of our global resources behind every story. >> it is a scene of utter devastation. >> and follow it no matter where it leads - all the way to you. al jazeera america, take a new look at news. >> welcome back to the top stories here on al jazeera. russia has promised to protect its naval fleet in southern ukraine. thprotests have continued into turkey for a second day over a corruption scandal involving the prime minister. turkey's president signed a new law tightening the government's grip on the judiciary which has been investigating claims of corr
to help alleviate problems based in urban environments. >> tell me what have you guys built? what is it? >> it's a big -- it's an integrated lawn. >> what kinds of plants did you plant in yours? >> lettuce, basil, and carrots. >> this is something i could grow on my roof? >> yeah. >> if you want -- if you went to your landlord and asked him, can i grow some plants on the roof and he said sure, it's easier to get your food from a local place, and it's healthier and -- >> you're harvesting, do you select a large plant? >> with the help of the students, this particular greenhouse can produce up to 9,000 pounds of produce a year. more than the kids could ever eat, so this class of second graders voted to donate their greens to meals on wheels. >> we appreciate it. >> which delivered the produce to a senior citizens senior in midtown manhattan. >> so one of the great things about all the produce that they produce here is that it's a great way to connect to the community. >> just like the students, many businesses are also experimenting with hydroponic greenhouses, a point not lost on the kid
halt. we have reports across the region. .t's a big week for china the economy and the environment top the agenda. we look ahead to the challenges they have to face. the oscars are under way right now. we are going to have details of who has won and who is not winning in l.a. we will have all that and more. >> kiev has put its military on full alert as russia heightens it grip on the crimea. the g7 has suspended preparations for the june summit in sochi. unidentified gunmen have , obama responded to putin and is sending his secretary of state to kiev today. >> what has already happened is a brazen act of aggression in violation of international law, in violation of the you in charter, in violation of the helsinki final act, in violation of the ukraine russia agreement. russia has engaged in a military act of aggression against another country. >> we are on the brink of disaster. there was not any reason for the russian federation to invade .kraine >> i am watching what we're seeing across the markets because of these geopolitical tensions in that part of the world. it is really abo
school in a new working environment dinner and the scenery in the bb do some practice at school. here they do it in real work and practice what they learn. let's teach students to the castel school employment placement of graduation. i don't know who used to hearing skills. like how when you turn. i mumbled i bought the hat that makes it look good when posting about that. ryan looked great on. to help me in finding that the claimant. the brick wall. i'm glad obama is the key to reaching government had commissioned to develop into a catch though education. we should pull out of a detainee and the private sector the country's growing to include cyclones. they will not scratch it. you knew me in moving moving moving breaking news at all seem to not smoke or amy is no norm than the caves commands an anti ukrainian and fourth division says it will forgo the borders of local authorities bringing the total number of treats this week's least almost six thousand plus. he is well nigh he created the crisis in ukraine and how they did it russia's foreign minister response to threats of isolation
of the environment and widening gap between rich and poor. at the same time, the leaders don't want to lower the growth target too much, because that could spread a pessimistic view that china's economy, and possibly even destabilize the global economy. so, the leadership has decided to keep the growth target at around 7.5%. but if you look at the actual breakdown, you will see this year's target for exports is actually half a percent lower than last year's. so this indicates china is speeding up efforts to reform its economic structure. >> now, economics aside, what else stood out at the government work report? >> well, one interesting highlight is the proposed budget for domestic security. the government plans to spend 205 billion yuan or about $33 billion on police to maintain public security. that's up 6.1% from last year. this year's combined budgets offer central and local governments for internal security have not been disclosed. but as you can see on the chart, since 2007, total spending on internal security has increased steadily. and since 2011, public security costs have outstripp
and the environment. there also some risks in the financial and real estate sectors. but he remained confident saying china would address and solve these problems through more structural reform. i was thinking on guaranteeing social order and the safety of people's lives and property for nearly touch on weekends and subsidize attack in kunming. butler twenty nine people dead the premier once again said the government is determined to crack down on terrorism chili's. each. she said china will step up efforts to ensure social order. we're determined to crack down on terrorism we're determined to keep our nation a safe place whisk and down the horrible attack including ah marks the first and we have offered our deepest condolences to victims and their families were resolute to crack down on all crimes that the secret our loss and threats in society who will build a safe country. russian president for the mayor presented evidence that press conference at his residence in moscow on tuesday following his decision to send additional troops to crimea over the weekend press conference putin stressed that russ
few weeks singapore's national environment agency announced wednesday that the country is suffering one of its worst run seasons in history. with every being its driest months since eighteen sixty nine experts say the dry spell friends of race for other food prices and have a negative effect on emerging economies in the region relief may be on the way and seeing sure monsoon season is set to begin at the middle of this month and run through early may. dazzled inter national stories making headlines around the world i'll see you back here tomorrow night. the weather took a step back from spring to winter today here in korea for more let's go over tracking bowed out at the weather center now. well we can take a bite of winter it just yet. about ten centimeters of snow has piled up in the east coast regions although the snow showers have now come to when and what must the late winter wonderland over and helena province as cold wave warning has been issued and the providence college on the dry weather warning so please make it to keep yourself hydrated. we then a senate under the influe
end of the environments and widening gap between breaks and four. sometimes we just don't want to learn the most part next two months because that could spread a pessimistic view that china's economy. i certainly intend to sterilize until the economy. sell the asset has decided to keep the wolf targets at one seven and a proper sense. but if you look at the actual bricks down you'll see in this year's target for exports as a soap opera percent smaller than last year's. so in this case this being our efforts to reform its economic structure economics inside joke all what else it out at the gabba but the point. one interesting case highlights as the proposed budget for domestic security the government plans to spend five billion yuan or about thirty three billion dollars on police to maintain security. that's up six point one percent from last year. this year's combined budgets of the central and local governments for internal security. i've not been disclosed but this is the homage of sorts since two thousand seven total spending on internal security has increased steadily. and
optimistic about the current environment of china. we know that a large amount of heavy metal and the department of soil across the country now large percentage of carpenter polluted. but don't think the vessel from the spot to open up. it's common for the st untouchable to have pesticide residues creating products that people typically one of the new china. the officer for high quality products are standout of the country will be made available to the super rich. i can upgrade to the new market had been created. the commenter is to repent and are still many people looking to pay a bit more for better service and quality. we are not to get the prize fund of trouble bass singers understand the cost of living. today we have people that read we get home until the decline in the watch industry. but take a look of the guests. i opened the show the swiss watch issued a call by about twenty minutes. the crunch and also depicted upscale hotels and restaurants latrine three high quality tobacco products. i think i can only support to the strong relations. need to find that i have a bab
is that these policymakers are making decision necessary a very different growth environment that we've seen in many, many years. people are talking about how the economy is slow and is burdened with debt. there were a lot of questions about the financial sector and the health of it. and the government really doesn't have the same levers that past administrations have had in order to try to stimulate growth. so this is a back drop that they are facing at this time. the big question that people are have here going into this congress is just how will the slowing economy play with those reforms? the government has made big announcements at the end of the last week that we were going to make quite dramatic changes in a chinese contest. but we haven't really seen them walk the talk. that's what investors are going to want to see. they're going to want to see serious efforts in progress for the -- for not only the policies themselves, but also the pace of change. >> thanks so much, eunice. we'll watch for that later on this week. now, the u.s. is bracing for another massive late winter snowstorm, this time taki
of dollars to improve the environment these children are living in and contain malnutrition, that becomes more difficult as new syrian refugees arrive in lebanon everyday. and i'm with al jazeera, the valley in lebanon. >> reporter: al jazeera continues to demand the immediate release of the staff being held in egypt, mohamed fahmy and peter greste and baher mohamed are accused of having links with a terrorist organization and al jazeera rejects the charges and from the arabic channel has been held since august and on hunger strike for more than a month to protest against his imprisonment. bin-laden's son goes on trial and he is the highest part of al-qaeda to be prosecuted in a civilian court and we have more. >> and he was more than bin-laden's son-in-law and he was the top spokesman and saying more attacks was coming and 12 years later he is about to go on trial in new york city, one of the first people allegedly linked to september 11th to face the u.s. justice system and his lawyer says authorities are prosecuting the wrong man. >> he is charged with this conspiracy to murder americ
policy, environment, economics, all that goes beyond the front tears of nations of europe. that has to be done on the european level. we are doing that. >> give me a concrete example of something you're proud of, that the european parliament has done in the last five years? >> security, assistance in times of crisis, energy policy and security of gas deliveries, that's what we do. >> how has that worked better on a european level than it would with your country, poland saying, right, this is where we'll get our energy. >> if you put together your reserves, if you negotiate together and bargain on behalf of the bigger group of countries, you're much stronger, you get better prices, better conditions. >> let me ask you a question. you mentioned foreign policy there. you just got back from ukraine. that's our top story here on bbc world today, the crisis in ukraine. first of all, a european parliamentary delegation going to kiev, what can you hope to achieve? you don't have particular weight in terms of foreign policy. it was the foreign ministers last week who were on the ground doing
in the past has signaled a real frothy environment with companies going public after only one year of being held private. it would be a real benefit for them to start exiting right now while the ipo market is hot. they could get a decent valuation, presumably. $5 billion is what people said they were looking at. which is sizable. >> the question that people have, some cultures are very adverse to private equity. the germans call it locus. >> some people say that they do a great thing, they by companies in bad shape, turn them around, put them back on the market. others think that they play the stock market cycles correctly. things are out of favor, they pick them up and sell them on the wave. >> they get paid millions of dollars to time that correctly. sometimes it works out, sometimes it does not, but it seems to be paying off for these private equity sponsors. >> in the case of j. crew, when they took it private or last time there were multiple lawsuits involved that there was somehow collusion to get it at a cheaper price. those kinds of lawsuits are not entirely unusual, they do happen
is in line with ours and it will be hard to tighten lending standards, improve the environment, and so on. the priority appears to shift from investment to consumption domestically and china. we think they'll timidly will prevail because the main determination they have is to keep it running at those sorts of levels. in the last 24n hours after consolatory words from the russian president, vladimir putin. will the calm last? market pointestern of view interrupted so violently over the weekend and the beginning part of this week that it does seem to have a renewed call man did is very welcome and it certainly fits our view that this will unfold more in the corridors of politics and hopefully anything more violent. that being said, there are a lot of concerns about where it is leading the concerns about the outlook for commodity prices, what happens with ukraine's gas deal with russia, so on. the markets will remain nervous. >> one of your analysts making the point that one reason why violence on the ground may be less likely is the fact that russia has leverage over the ukraine in the shap
. and have loosened it created a two way that. we have more liquid environments prevent the situation where markets react in a negative way. muchve us a sense of how you see this going forward and is now the right time for investors to come out of china? >> i think a lot of investors have been coming out and if you look at the chinese financials, lows for at all-time very long time to compel them in developing markets and you could make the argument that the market is pricing a lot of ourtive news in already and colleagues on the equity strategy side are negative because situations have adjusted so much already. >> i have a question about russia. the market is looking for a defed ration and growth -- deration ingrowth. >> russian was looking to slow before the ukraine and the numbers were weak investment and investment is a poor story. sure. they are coming back and it is negative for quite some time. newsything, the recent affects sentiment and foreign investor sentiment. and the central bank believes that we are below that. reach thought we could 2.5%. where russia and the economic front
that type of an environment. hopefully that will improve. >> great to hear your thoughts, daniel morris from tiaa-cref's asset management. >> thanks for getting up early, appreciate it. >>> still to come, the closing keynote address at the world congress. >> the keenly awaited speech right after the break. [ male announcer ] whether it takes 200,000 parts, ♪ 800,000 hours of supercomputing time, 3 million lines of code, 40,000 sets of eyes, or a million sleepless nights. whether it's building the world's most advanced satellite, the space station, or the next leap in unmanned systems. at boeing, one thing never changes. our passion to make it real. ♪ >>> welcome back to the show. facebook and samsung have been in the main newsmakers so far at this year's mobile world dmong barcelona. the social network ceo defended his what's app acquisition and attention turns to data and cloud computing ahead of ib ibm ceo's keynote address. jon forte is live, what should we look out for? >> reporter: this should be big data day here in barcelona. we've had cisco ceo john chambers, joe tuche from emc m
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